Category Archives: Memoirs

The Unnatural History of Cypress Parish

Elise Blackwell

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This tale has been done before, and done better (see John Keegan’s History of World War II as an example. In these cases we will advise of any differences before your order is despatched. Based in The Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, we have provided help and guidance for many individuals keen to record their life stories, family histories or business stories. Nothing I enjoy more than planning what I will read next. My youngest daughter, Caroline, was a junior in high school.

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Finding It: (And Satisfying My Hunger for Life without

Valerie Bertinelli

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Inevitably you will not portray others just as they would like to be portrayed. After the war, he was bitter man, full of hate and he dreamed of vengeance on his captors. But the sons lacked their father’s business sense and, by 1985, the company faced bankruptcy. The second novel has been more difficult. Wir Tragen den Tod ubers Meer; Wurzburg: K. In his remarkable little book Leadership Is an Art, DePree argues that one can’t accurately assess the quality of leaders by looking right at them; instead, one must examine the behavior of their followers: The measure of leadership is not the quality of the head, but the tone of the body.

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Escape

Carolyn Jessop

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Lucky for you, I’ve already done some digging and put together this list of 9 Classic Sports Biographies Every Fan Should Read. On his ferry ride, Walker skimmed that morning’s edition of The World and paused over the front-page feature announcing Bly’s planned adventure around the world. They supply the necessary background, though, telling us that Gerry Woodman, a foul-mouthed bully, immigrated to US from England shortly after WW II. Description: This fascinating social history reveals that while the Yanks and the Rebs fought for very different causes, the men on both sides were very much the same. "This wonderfully interesting book is the finest memorial the Union soldier is ever likely to have.. .. [Wiley] has written about the Northern troops with an admirable objectivity, with sympathy and understanding and profound respect for their fighting abilities.

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Old Daniel: Or, Memoir of a Converted Hindoo, With

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The former Marine Corps sharpshooter escapes the scene, only to be caught and shot dead while in police custody. In April 1915 he was made commandant of the Military Detention Barracks at Hereford, which from mid 1916 held conscientious objectors. Embracing new behavior patterns and reinventing one's identity and purpose in life removed not only the loyalty to obsolete social codes, but also the obligation to adhere to established topologies of power. Lippincott Company, 1903 This is an analysis of the life and character of Franklin.

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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Amy Chua

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It certainly is not an accident Gary Fong has succeeded in life, and has earned millions of dollars. The PowerPoint must have at least one graphic per slide (photographs, charts, clip art, etc.) e. I want to thank them for their words and let them run freely while I also run freely. It’s probably because we all want to have a sneak peek at usually hidden parts of lives of rich and famous. In a narrative brimming with self-importance, Charrière maintained that he was wrongfully convicted of killing a friend, sentenced to hard labour, and that he had a series of escapes and recaptures before being sent to the Devil’s Island Penal Colony.

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The Seventeen Traditions

Ralph Nader

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Have you forgotten that [my husband] is not with me, and that I have to think for myself?" All of the behind the scenes details of her solo albums, her extensive collaborations with Tom Petty and Jimmy Iovine, and her heartbreaks over her love affairs with Mick Fleetwood, Don Henley, Joe Walsh, and her short but doomed marriage to Kim Anderson were fascinating. The central question of this volume is as follows: can Napoleon be called "the Great"?

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DC Confidential: The Controversial Memoirs of Britain's

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She composed her account of that experience only at the turn of the twentieth century, and it appeared in print in 1902 under the title Reminiscences of My Life in Camp. other nurses who served opposing armies in Georgia kept journals that were later published. From this, I expected it to talk more about the show and how she was challenged. A major reason for Woodman’s rage was that he was no longer able to skim millions of dollars annually from the company, a practice that for decades had financed his gambling habit and numerous mistresses.

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Diamonds in the Dew: An Appalachian Experience

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While I certainly haven’t concluded that French parenting is “right” and American parenting is “wrong”, this intriguing book deserves a fair chance – one obtained by reading it – but some initial “reviews” were written by people who simply refused to read a book comparing American and French parenting techniques. Published since 1877, Biographical Memoirs provide the life histories and selected bibliographies of deceased National Academy of Sciences members.

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The Governor

Rod Blagojevich

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The liner notes of her 2004 compilation album Dreamland capture with elegant precision her tenacious spirit and creative restlessness: “Like her paintings, like her songs, like her life, Joni Mitchell has never settled for the easy answers; it’s the big questions that she’s still exploring.” When musician, documentarian, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom chanced into a dark hole of a coffeehouse one November night in 1966, it was this explorer’s soul that she felt emanating from 23-year-old Mitchell, who was quietly tuning and retuning her guitar onstage.

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Uncivil War

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His contribution to our knowledge about corporate leadership was his insight that CEOs have a responsibility to develop other leaders in their organizations. Two recent ghostwritten memoirs are noteworthy for their practicality and sound advice. It is immediately narrowed the search area of ​​the body. And while Daum herself seems defensive to the point of being almost unfairly critical of those who do raise children, each essay offers a separate and illuminating perspective.

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